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Prenuptial Agreements Can Be an Estate Planning Tool

As more and more people marry more than once, prenuptial agreements have become an important estate planning tool...

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Gay Widow Sues Feds Over Estate Tax Payment

The surviving spouse of a lesbian couple is suing the federal government for reimbursement of the $350,000 tax bill ...

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Is My Will Still Valid If I Move to Another State?

Among all the changes you must make when you move to a new state -- driver's license, voter registration -- don't forget y...

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Letting a Computer Plan Your Estate: Is It Worth the Risk?

ElderLawAnswers tested three leading online will preparation and estate planning programs ...

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Estate Planning for a Single Person

If you are single, you may not think you need to plan your estate, but single people are in as much need of a plan as anyone else.

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Life Insurance Can Still Play a Key Role As Part of an Estate Plan

Life insurance can be beneficial in replacing lost income for young families, but as people get older, it can also serve a purpose as part of an estate plan.

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U.S. Appeals Court Concurs That Gay Widow Should Receive Estate Tax Refund

In a case involving the surviving spouse of a lesbian couple who is seeking reimbursement of federal estate tax she was forced to ...

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Is an Electronic Will Valid?

Is a will created on a tablet computer valid?An Ohio judge recently answered that question in the affirmative, but most states have not addressed the issue.

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